Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

MARJORIE MASAKO MIYASAKI

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

96, of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on April 2, 2017. Mrs. Miyasaki was a retired Teacher with the Department of Education. Survived by Son: Wilfred (Gwen) Miyasaki, daughter Amy (Wray) Kondo, grandchildren David (Nan Zhou) Miyasaki, Ryan and Jordan Kondo. Private Services held.

Mark “Bradda Helms” Miyashita

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Mark Tadashi Miyashita, 57, better known as "Helms" or "Uncle Helms" passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on April 28, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at He Piko No Waiohuli, 881 Lau'ie Dr., Kula, Maui. Casual attire. Helms was born on March 22, 1960 in Honolulu to Arthur and Doris Miyashita. He lived in Aiea and part-time in Haliimaile, Maui. He loved playing sports, especially football in high school, and later playing and coaching baseball. After graduating from Aiea High class of 78, he became part of a life-long group of braddas he loved dearly, "The Aiea Boys." He worked at Bright Aviation and Hawaiian Airlines, beginning in customer service and ending his career in 2003 as chief ramp agent. He enjoyed golfing and maybe "a little" drinking with his co-workers and friends, fishing off his good friend Mike's boat in Waianae, and his all-time favorite hobby, Samoan crabbing. In 2009, after eight years together, he married his love Milanette Akiona who also worked at Hawaiian Airlines. Shortly thereafter, he became a baptized and faithful member of the True Jesus Church. Helms is survived by his loving wife Milanette Akiona-Miyashita, nieces and nephews, The Aiea Boys, and a brother, Don Miyashita.

Iris Correa

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Iris Correa84, of Waikele, Hawaii, died at Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. She was born in Walsall, England. She retired from Bank of Hawaii as an Administrative Officer. Survived by her loving husband Lecarte Correa; son Dr. Stephen Correa; daughter Susan (Noemar) Viloria; grand-daughter Brittany Viloria; sister Rita (Tony) Farmer of Walsall, England; nephew Paul (Lynn) Farmer and great nieces Ellie and Tilly Farmer of Lichfield, England. Services will be private.

Gene kaululaau naipo, sr.

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Gene kaululaau naipo, sr.Age 88, passed away at home in Kaneohe on March 20, 2017. He was born on Oahu, July 20, 1928; raised in Kohala, Hawaii; graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1948; and, a member and sensei of the Kaneohe Aikido Club for over 50+ years. Preceded in death by wife Matilda Emalia Hookano Naipo. He is survived by CHILDREN - Garry (Aliiolani) Naipo, Gene Naipo, Jr., Glenn (Debora) Naipo, Lyanne Kapiolani (Dan) Binkauski, Leina (Vaughn) Daniel; GRANDCHILDREN - Paoakalani (Kari) Naipo, Isaac Naipo, Casey (Bridgitte) Daniel; Sanford (Lenei) Naipo, Duana (Daniel) Lester, Noah (Jennifer) Naipo, Cory Daniel, Clint Daniel, Kamaehu (Kealohi) Naipo, Stephanie Naipo, Christopher Daniel, and Cody Daniel; GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN - Michael, Kamiko, Keikilani, Kealani, Kainoa, Emalia, Kailee, Iverson, Tarryn, Aria, Maiya, Kendall, Cassandra, Haweo and Pueopoki'i; and, SIBLINGS - Healani Rogers, June Aloha (Stan) Shimoda, Calvin Naipo, Sr., Merrill (Jean) Naipo, Ollney (Naomi) Naipo, and Iwalani (Sonny) Tsai. Services will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Borthwick Mortuary's Maunakea and Vineyard Chapels in Honolulu, Visitation 9:00am-11:00am, Service 11:00am- 12:15pm. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetary at Peace Garden at 1:00pm. Naipo Ohana - We are compiling, scanning, and sharing photos and information at the genealogy table at dad's services at Borthwick Mortuary. We look forward to connecting with you.

STEPHEN “HAPPY” CHANG

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

78, Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, died peacefully in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 1, 2017. He is survived by his wife Julie, daughter Wendy (husband Davis) Kobayashi, sons Nicholas, Michael and Vincent (wife Robin), grandchildren Kennedy, Payton, Christian and Isabella. Brothers Charles and Roger. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all. Private Services.

Gregory “Gregg” Akamuhou Dias

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Gregory January 3, 1949 - April 11, 2017 Gregg grew up in Honolulu with his parents, William Akamuhou Dias and Gloria Ann Rhodes. Graduated from Kalani High School in 1967, he attended Leeward Community College and later, the Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle. Gregg worked for Boeing for the last 25 years. He also enjoyed working as Assistant Head Usher at McCaw Hall in Seattle. In 2012 his passion for vintage Hawaiian music led him to become a DJ known as Pineapple Sam, hosting a popular radio show on KSER, "Da Coconut Wireless". He is dearly missed by all, and especially by his son, David and wife Marella Dias, his two grandchildren, Netanyah and Kaneyah, his daughter, Emily Dias, his brothers Richard and Barton Dias, and by his partner, Micki Suzuki and her son Sage. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 27, at 2:00 pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 5801 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA 98105. Inquiries: Michirusuz@msn.com. Please Sign Gregg's online guest book at www.legacy.com.

PAUL OLAA PAAAINA

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Age 60, passed away on April 17, 2017 at his home in Nanakuli. He was born on August 5, 1956. He was a member of Hawaii Laborers Union Local 368. He was involved and attended many community organizations. His passion was diving, sup surfing and spending fun times with family and friends. He is survived by his wife Tedline "Nani", 2 sons; Shaun Kelii (Kahea), Paul "Baba" (Ashley), 3 granddaughters; Shannon, Isariah, Iszelle, 5 grand- sons; Shaun, Shace, Stylen, Isaac, Isaiah, mother Lucy Waialoha, brother Daniel (Kathy), sisters; Trinidad Kaohu, Ilima (Boy) Lima and many uncles, aunties, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. He will be truly missed. His celebration of life will be held on Thursday the 11th of May, 2017 at Mililani Memorial Park (Waipio), Mauka Chapel at 5:30pm service to follow.

Richard Boyd Meachen

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Richard Boyd MeachenRichard Boyd Meachen slipped quietly from this earth into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, wrapped in the arms of his wife on April 6, 2017. Rich will be remembered for his loving spirit, his willingness to help anyone in need, his kindness and his rascal sense of humor. He loved the ocean and fishing, the beauty of the islands, and he loved working in sales and helping his customers. Rich was born May 22, 1948 to Donald C. Meachen and Winifred Boyd Meachen, the second of three children. He was a 1966 Kailua High School graduate and after a short stint in the US Army graduated with a degree in business from Honolulu Business College. He worked in the same industry for 46 years, wholesale paper distribution. He started with Blake, Moffitt & Towne as a sales rep and then as a sales manager. When BMT merged with another company and became Unisource Worldwide, he became Division Manager and a Vice President. In 1998 he and his wife purchased the assets of the local Unisource Division and together they owned and operated PaperSource Hawaii, Inc. where he was committed to excellence in all aspects of the business. Rich was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu where he was served as a Deacon, a Stephen Minister, in Children's ministry and was a member of the Men's ministry. Rich is survived by his wife of 28 years, Marianna Winstead Meachen, daughter Michelle (Marcus) Johnson, grandchildren Kainoa and Kahea, stepson Christopher Grillone (Meghan), grandchildren Jackson and Abigail, stepson Gabriel Sammet and a sister, Donna Needham (Pat). As well, he had an honorary grandson, Alex Park. Rich was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Wini Meachen, brother Charles Edward (Skip) Meachen and stepson, Adam Sammet. Services will be held on May13, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau. Visitation at 10:00 am with a Celebration of Life at 11:00 am. Donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu or Hawaiian Island Ministries. The family would like to thank St Francis Hospice for their loving care, particularly his nurse Young and his caregivers from Wilson Care Group, Louis, Daniel and most especially Inez.

Daniel “Dano” Kehekili Kekahuna

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Daniel 60 of Molokai passed away on April 1, 2017. He was born in San Diego, Ca. October 31, 1956. He was dearly loved by his family and friends. He was a veteran of the U.S.Army, was also highly skilled as a computer tech and net-working. Also enjoyed his time working as a surf instructor in Waikiki. He is preceded in death by his father Paul Kalama Kekahuna and brother Michael Ioane Kekahuna. Survived by his sons, Jason K. Kekahuna of CA. and Jeremy K.Kekahuna of Idaho, grandson Maxxon I. Kekahuna of CA., his mother Agnes E. Souza Kekahuna of CA., his brothers Paul K. Kekahuna (Kathy), David K. Kekahuna (Diane), Joseph K. Kekahuna and Damien K. Kekahuna all of CA. His sisters, Paula Leilani Wakinekona (Kalanui) of VI., Darlene H. Burgess (Stuart), of Mt. View, HI., Mary Christine Jacino (Bob) of CA., Zelena K.Smith (Glen) of Santa Maria,Ca., and Rosalie K. Kekahuna of CA. Nieces and nephews 27 and 22 great. Also by his dearest friends Sally Wise of Molokai and Barbara Heimrich of Honolulu. Celebration of Life" and Scattering of Ashes assisted by Faith Surfing School on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:00 am ocean side of Duke's Restaurant.

LESLIE CALDERON

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

49. Died April 27, 2017 at Castle Medical Center. She is survived by her parents, Marjorie & David Calderon, sister Leanne Vollert, brother-in-law Brett Vollert, nephew Zachary Vollert and niece Victoria Vollert. Private services.

Anne Jurczynski

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Anne JurczynskiAnne Jurczynski, also known as Mrs. J., passed away peacefully at home on April 29, 2017. She was born on July 3, 1918. Anne and her husband, Stanley, came to the Territory of Hawai'i from Ohio so that he could help rebuild Pearl Harbor after the 1941 attack. During this time they welcomed three daughters into their famity, and they also fell in love with Hawai' i. The family returned to Ohio via ocean steamer when their youngest daughter was a newborn an arduous three week voyage where everyone suffered from seasickness. Back in Ohio, Anne settled into her role as mother and housewife. She and Stan raised their three girls, along with many crops, on their piece of land. People would come from miles around to buy their famous pumpkins for Halloween. All the while, both Stanley and Anne longed to return to Hawai'i. In 1983, this dream was realized. Stanley passed away on Christmas Eve of that year, and Anne became a docent and guardian at 'lolani Palace. She was dedicated to her work at the Palace, and volunteered countless hours over the course of 26 years. She called it her "new" life. Anne had a generous heart and was always thinking of others before herself. She embraced a lifelong love of learning and sharing new discoveries with others. She never complained about a thing. Her beautiful spirit will be missed. Anne is survived by daughters Anne Notley (Robert) of Kaua'i and Carol Kimura (Roy) of Hilo; grandsons David Ng and Rufus Kimura; granddaughter Anuenue Washburn (Ryan); six great grand- children; and one great great grand- child. She was preceded in death by husband Stanley, daughter Amy, and grandson Jeremy.

Darrin Shigeo Shirai

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

54, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He is survived by companion Gail-Lynn Toro; mother, Ruth Shirai; father, Wilfred Shirai; sisters Darlene (Dale) Nakayama, Karen (Jimmy) Yim and Kathleen (Kurt) Ishihara, nieces and nephews, Dean, Derek and Devyn Nakayama, Stephanie, Jessica and Jason Yim, Reece and Keanu Ishihara. Visitation on Wednesday, May 10, 5:30pm at Mililani Memorial Park Makai Chapel. 6:00pm memorial service. Casual attire. Flowers welcomed.

Loretta Kauhiahiwa Ecsedy Luavasa

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Loretta Kauhiahiwa Ecsedy Luavasa03/15/1960 - 05/06/2007 Ten years ago you were suddenly taken from us; we're still missing you like it happened yesterday. What comforts us is knowing you're with past loved ones and one day we too will be with you in God's beautiful mansion. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone. A part of us went with you, the day God took you home. If tears could build a stairway, and heartaches make a lane, we'd walk our way to heaven, and bring you back again. In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place no one could ever fill. Heaven got the best angel.. ours. Love always, Mom & Dad, Tui, Samson, Micah, Levi, & Kyle

Satoko Yamada

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

91, of Honolulu, passed away on May 1, 2017. Born in Tokyo, Japan, she was a retired seamstress for Shirley's Dressmaking. Preceded in death by husband Masaru, she is survived by her son, Michael (Penny) Yamada; daughers, Karen (Robert) Corpuz and Kathleen (Randall) Kakesako and six grand- children. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Clarence “Maka” Hookala

Posted On May 7th, 2017 -

Clarence 77, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2017, with many of his loving family beside him. He was predeceased by wife Lois, daughter Melanie and great granddaughter Kailee. Maka was born at "Twin Bridges", Haleiwa, on August 4, 1939, the second youngest of 10 children, to Daniel Sr. and Anne Hookala. Raised near Waimea Bay, he was groomed at an early age for fishing. His pure Hawaiian mother taught him to read the ocean and see the fish offshore, where he then directed those in the ocean to place their nets and pa'ipa'i. He became so adept at this that his nickname became "Maka". Graduating from Waialua High in 1957, he soon joined the Army National Guard, where he served for more than 20 years. Maka developed into a world class deep sea fisherman and he captained the Lady Kaniala and Na Ali'i Kai. His prized fish were sought after by world known chefs from many hotels. Maka was renowned for winning fish tournaments, like the HIBT in Kona, Allison Tuna in Pokai Bay and the Hanapa'a in Haleiwa. He skippered many victorious boats for teams from New Zealand and Nebraska. He was a member and former president of the Waialua Boat Club. He was also appointed to the West- Pac Fishery Mgmt. Council by the US Secretary of Commerce in 1989, where he was instrumental in conservation measures that protected fishing resources around the Pacific. He was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1987. He continued his successful career in fishing until his retirement in 2004. He enjoyed his retirement with his family and grandchildren. He is survived by children: Chamaigne (William) Ralston, Jeff (Mayumi) Richards; 12 Grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, brothers Jimmy, Charlie, sisters Annie and Juju; Nieces, nephews, and family cousins. Special thanks to his caregiver, Catalina Tano. Celebration of Life on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel: Visitation 6:00-9:00pm. Services @ 7:00pm, Burial only on Saturday May 13th, 2017 @ 9:45 AM at gravesite with Military honors. Casual attire.

DOROTHY ANN EDINGER HILL

Posted On May 6th, 2017 -

Dorothy Ann Edinger Hill, known to friends as "Dottie", passed away on April 25, 2017 in Honolulu at the age of 87. Born in Stockton, California on April 5, 1930. Dottie grew up in California and graduated from San Jose State University where she met David J. Hill who was a hasher at her Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Dave and Dottie were married in Burlingame, California in 1953 and moved to Honolulu shortly thereafter. David would work at and manage Canlis restaurant for 28 years. Dottie, a homemaker for several years would go on to work at Punahou School for 27 years. Dottie was a very proud member of Gamma Phi Beta and was a true friend to her sorority sisters. She also enjoyed her work on behalf of the Outdoor Circle. She is survived by her husband of 63 years David J. Hill, son Dwight "Skip" Hill, daughter Lori Hill-Talbot and 3 grandchildren; Ronson, Taylor and Haley. A Private ceremony will be held at the family home. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Betty Jacqueline Barnes

Posted On May 6th, 2017 -

82, passed away at her home in Kailua, Hawaii, on March 28, 2017. Betty was born in Florence, South Carolina, on August 4, 1934, to Hallie Barnes and Jacqueline Revell Barnes. She was a registered nurse and retired after 20 years as head nurse at Pohai Nani Retirement Hospital. Betty's parents, her husband, Joseph Makaena Taitano, and her brother, Rodney, predeceased her. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Keolani, sister, Diane Pratt, nephews Corky and Chad Pratt, and nieces, Skylar and Sadie Pratt. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Date and time for a celebration of life service to be announced by June.

Norman Susumu Kaneshiro

Posted On May 6th, 2017 -

72, of Honolulu, passed away at home on April 1, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he had worked for the State Consumer Advocacy Division and retired from the State Public Utilities Commission. He is survived by his wife, Claire, and sisters Sharon, Diane and Rene (Terry). Visitation: 12:00 p.m.; Service: 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

SEICHI SAKAIDA

Posted On May 6th, 2017 -

Age 94, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 16, 2017 in Mililani. Born July 9, 1922 in Ookala, HI. A U.S. Army WWII veteran who served with the 442nd K Company. He retired from the Del Monte Kunia and Molokai Plantations. He is survived by son, Vern (Cyndy) Sakaida; daughters, Joanne (Rick) Kilcup, Shelly Hung; brother, Manabu Sakaida; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- daughter. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Jane Kyoko Shimabukuro

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

Jane  Kyoko ShimabukuroAge 87, of Urasoe City, Okinawa and Honolulu, passed away peacefully May 1, 2017 at Kuakini Medical Center. Survived by brother Dr. Ryosei Nakama; sisters Hiroko Kochinda and Kazuko Kokuba; children Doris, Dennis and Derry; daughters-in-law Judy and Debbie; grandchildren Crystal, Brandon and Ty; great- grandchildren Natalie and Nolan; beloved family friend and soul mate Tsuneko Kawabata. Memorial service 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Jikoen Hongwanji Temple, 1731 N. School St. in Honolulu. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Celedonio Bringas Campos, Sr.

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

Celedonio Bringas Campos, Sr.89, of Lakewood, Washington and formerly of Hawaii, passed away April 16, 2017 in Waipahu, Hawaii. He was born in Pidigan, Abra, Philippines and was a retired service manager for Servco Toyota. He was preceded in death by son, Roger Campos. He is survived by wife, Josephine; sons, Jesse (Linda), Ray (Julie) and Virgil (Kathy); daughters, Edna (Steve) Jackson, Charito (Joseph) Demesillo, Marie (Tony Butler) Campos, Elaine (Bert) Collado; daughter-in-law, Rose Campos; 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; brothers, Orlando (Angela) and Alfredo (Iluminada); sisters, Rosalinda (Emil) DeVera, Lelita (Ernest) Peralta, Estrellita (Charlie) Estrada; sister-in-law, Noemi Campos. Visitation will be from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, 5/10/2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary with service to follow at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Walter Hing Yat Tom

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

87, of Kaneohe, Hawaii left his family peacefully on April 6, 2017. St. Louis High School, Class of 1947. He retired in 1990, after 42 yrs with the Federal Civil Service. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy K.H. Tom; sons, Alan (JoAnne) & Daniel Tom, & daughter, Lanette (Guy) Akasaki, & 4 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30am; Services: 10:30am on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe. Burial: 1:00pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

Joan E. Redden-Behlke PhD.

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

Joan E. Redden-Behlke PhD.77, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu on Wed. March 31, 2017. She was born in the Tucson area. Joan had degrees from Cal. State Northridge and her PhD. in Psychology from the Univ. of Cincinnati. She worked in Hosp.'s in So. CA. and moved to Honolulu to join the team Rehab Hosp. in 1992. Joan's back to work success ratio for her patients was in the 90%. Still considered far above the natl. % of less than 10%. She developed her private practice doing phyc. evaluations used in Workman's Comp. issues for those filing for disability compensation. Joan is survived by her beloved husband David Behlke. Joan's service will be held at 15 Craigside on Nu'uanu Ave. May 13 @ 3:30 PM. (808-523-7000) Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Raymond Seiki Kuba

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

94, of Kapahulu passed away peacefully on April 15, 2017 in Honolulu. He was a U.S. Army Veteran in WWII and a retired Logistics Officer for the U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter for 34 years. He is survived by son, Rodney (Betty); daughter, Linda Rucci (Peter); 5 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Henry (Ayako), Franklin (Dee Dee), Edward (Barbara); and sisters Helen Maeshiro (Seizen), and Jeanette. Private services held. No flowers or monetary gifts please. Thank you. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Reuben Tadao Wakuzawa

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

86, of Honolulu, passed away on April 12, 2017 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Dora; sons, Benson (Lillian) and Dr. Wynn Wakuzawa; brother, Hubert; sister, Grace Shimogawa; and by four grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

ALBERT SAU CHEONG CHONG

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

ALBERT SAU CHEONG CHONGALBERT SAU CHEONG CHONG, 90, OF NUUANU, HAWAII PASSED AWAY ON APRIL 27, 2017. AL WAS BORN IN HONOLULU ON DECEMBER 17, 1926 AND LIVED MOST OF HIS LIFE IN NUUANU VALLEY. UP UNTIL HIS PASSING, HE WAS STILL WORKING FULL TIME AT THE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND LIGHTING DESIGN FIRM HE FOUNDED IN 1966, FULLY CAPABLE AND SHARP AS THEY COME. PRIOR TO STARTING HIS OWN CONSULTING FIRM, ALBERT CHONG ASSOCIATES, HE WORKED FOR THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, PARK ASSOCIATES AND THE FAA. PRIOR TO STARTING HIS CAREER, HE ATTENDED SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL, OF WHICH HE WAS A LONG TIME BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER AND A MEMBER OF SLS GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVERS, AND THEN WENT ON TO UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON TO COMPLETE HIS UNDERGRADUATE WORK IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. AL SERVED ONE DUTY IN THE ARMY AT THE END OF WWII. AL ALSO GAVE MUCH OF HIS TIME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF HONOLULU, UH KOA ANUENUE (AVIDLY ATTENDED MANY UH HOME GAMES UNTIL LAST YEAR) AND THE ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA AS VICE PRESIDENT OF REGIONAL ACTIVITIES (RECIPIENT OF A NATIONAL DISTINGUISH SERVICE AWARD). AS PART OF HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE IESNA, AL CO-AUTHORED NATIONAL LIGHTING STANDARDS AND WAS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS OWN ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING DESIGN. UP UNTIL HIS PASSING, HE WAS STILL ACTIVE IN ATTENDING DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE AND THE OPERA IN HIS LEISURE TIME. HE IS WIDOWER OF THE LATE BETTY LEE AND IS SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS, CATHERINE AND ELIZABETH; SONS STEPHEN (SANDRA), MICHAEL (KAREN), RICK (SHARON); DAUGHTER SHARON; GRANDCHILDREN KRISTEN, CHRIS, JASON, TAYLOR, LAUREN, KALEN AND KELLY; GREAT GRANDCHILDREN KAYLA, MARLEY, DYLAN AND CLAIRE. VISITATION TUESDAY MAY 9, 4PM AND MASS AT 5:30PM AT SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL MYSTICAL ROSE ORATORY. BURIAL SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

Jennifer Kay Allen

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

Jennifer Kay AllenMSN, NNP-BC June 13, 1984 April 13, 2017 Our beloved daughter, sister and friend is now at rest with the angels. Jennifer loved her family and friends and was so excited to share all of the joys that she discovered in this world. Jennifer was an exceptional Neonatal Nurse Practitioner who made a difference in the lives of so many of her precious babies. A 2006 Graduate of Baylor University, Jennifer earned her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2011, she loved her alma mater and her Alpha Chi Omega sisters. Jennifer had found her greatest passion in Hawaii where she learned to scuba-dive, snorkel and hike the many trails and beautiful places. We will miss your beautiful smile, your generous heart and your joyous spirit. Aloha ua ia oe, my keiki In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that any Donations can be made in Memory of Jennifer Kay Allen to www.friendsofhanaumabay.org/donations/

Branden Kekauli’iokalani Kahawai

Posted On May 5th, 2017 -

Branden Kekauli'iokalani KahawaiWas born April 14, 1989. He was the youngest of three siblings born to Daniel and Gwendolyn Kahawai. Branden attended Makaha Elementary and the Ke Kula Kaiapuni O Makaha with Kumu Kauli'a who was the foundation for Branden learning the Hawaiian Language. He then flourished with the culture and language of the Hawaiian Immersion School when it was moved to Nanakuli Elementary School with the Ke Kula Kaiapuni O Nanakuli. He was able to practice Hawaiian language at home with his Tutu Nancy Alapai Hepa. He was able to cherish the history, lesson, culture and customs presented to him at home and school. He attended various schools from Myron B Thompson, Leeward Community College with a Associate Degree in Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Hawaii and in the process of earning his Masters degree in Hawaiian language and Education. He also worked at various public schools Keaukaha Elementary in Hilo and Nanakuli High and Kamaile Elementary in Honolulu. His love for music followed him wherever he went and best of all passion for playing the various instruments loved by him. His hula hands were so natural; as the music flowed so did the hula he shared. We love you Kekau Mom, Dad, Lehua and Jonah along with your nieces and nephews. Celebration of life on May 6, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary from 10-2. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Richard Shoichi Kina

Posted On May 4th, 2017 -

89, of Honolulu, passed away on March 31, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Times Super Market meat cutter. He is survived by his wife, Hatsue; sons, Carl Nishihira, Kenn (Iris) Nishihira and Jason (Sheri) Kina; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Hatsue Gushiken and Kiyoko Dawson. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Kalihi Union Church; service at 10:30 a.m. Committal service and inurnment to follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Franklin Sadatoshi Kondo

Posted On May 4th, 2017 -

79 of Manoa, Hawaii died April 17, 2017. He retired from Hawaiian Dredging & Construction after many years of service. He is predeceased by his parents Toshio & Kikue Kondo. He is survived by his wife, Florence (Kuroiwa), Son, Farren & wife, Ann, Daughters Francene Sur and Freda Lee & husband Scoty, 6 grandchildren, 3 great- grandchildren, Sister, Yaeko Kubota. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Hosoi Mortuary, visitation 5pm, service 6pm. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

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